internships available:

We are now accepting applications for the following internships:

Administrative Intern

This position is ideal for someone interested in exploring a career in nonprofit administration. The Administrative Intern will gain experience working with, and helping design, efficient systems and procedures to support a busy nonprofit office. Intern projects will include streamlining existing data collection systems; creation of new tracking documents in Microsoft Excel; organization of financial records to ensure fiscal compliance; organization of electronic office records from prior years; management of physical office needs.


Event Intern

This position is ideal for someone interested in exploring a career in event management. The Event Intern will gain experience working “behind-the-scenes” in preparation of, and during events. Intern projects will include processing applications and tracking event participants; reaching out to potential partners for event support; coordinating logistics leading up to event day; volunteer recruitment and tracking; providing input on event marketing timelines; set up and operational support during event day. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with a professional staff in an enthusiastic, community-based nonprofit organization.


Marketing Intern

This position is ideal for someone interested in exploring a career in marketing or social media management. The Marketing Intern will gain experience implementing a cohesive marketing campaign for a nonprofit organization supporting a vibrant commercial district. Intern projects will include creation and implementation of a robust campaign to support MDA’s seasonal marketing efforts; developing a standardized social media calendar for the organization; creating content to fill the social media calendar; updating MDA website to reflect seasonal marketing campaign; other marketing duties as appropriate. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with a professional staff in an enthusiastic, community-based nonprofit organization.

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